Landing Rate.

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simondix
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Landing Rate.

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Is there a maximum landing rate/vertical speed and if so what is it?
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Re: Landing Rate.

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Hi Simon I think the latest client release is less than -550 ft in vertical speed for a penalty free landing. Not sure what constitutes a crash though :lol:
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Re: Landing Rate.

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Thanks for that. I incurred a penalty for a -236 landing so I cancelled the flight while I found out.
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Re: Landing Rate.

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Strange for that to happen *-) There are some on FSA reporting higher than actual landing figures, I've read the client is supposed to read the sim 20 times second on approach
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Re: Landing Rate.

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I redid the flight and it showed on the penalty/event a landing rate of -87feet. I completed the shutdown of the flight. Checked my log on FS Airlines and it showed a perfect flight. It is the first time I have seen the landing rates on the Client so maybe I was panicking over nothing. Thanks for your input.
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Re: Landing Rate.

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The latest version of the client will report your vertical speed (or sink rate) at touchdown - every flight.

It will not give you a Penalty until you exceed (IIRC) 500 FpM, at which point it will report the Heavy Landing penalty in the same place on the client.
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Re: Landing Rate.

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Thanks for that. My landings are normally reasonable so I should be OK. False alarm
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